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Man dies in Minnie Street shooting, two in hospital

ONE MAN has died and two more are in hospital after two overnight shooting incidents in New Providence.

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No relay medal chance for Bahamas after men's 4 x 400m team is disqualified

THE BAHAMAS will have no teams in the finals of the relays at the 15th IAAF World Championships after the disqualification of the men's 4 x 400m squad, the only consolations being the women's 4 x 400m quartet posting a national record and and the men's 4 x 100m producing a season's best time.

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Nottage's national crime address 'an insult to Bahamians' says Minnis

FREE National Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has branded National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage’s national address on crime as “inconsiderate, lacking depth and eons too late".

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Prime Minister leads tributes on eve of Sir Albert Milller’s funeral

A lLINE of mourners led by senior government officials turned out to pay respects to prominent businessman Sir Albert J Miller, a former Deputy Police Commissioner, as he lay in repose at the Police Headquarters Building in Freeport, Grand Bahama, on Friday.

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US bankruptcy judge tells Baha Mar dispute parties to ‘keep talking’

THE bankruptcy judge hearing the Baha Mar Chapter 11 filing in Delaware on Friday outlined two possible middle-ground rulings on whether to dismiss the resort developer’s case and said he would present his decision as soon as possible, likely next month, according to report in The Wall Street Journal.

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Utilities union signs five-year agreement with Water and Sewerage

EXECUTIVES of the Water and Sewerage Corporation on Friday agreed to a new five-year industrial agreement with members of the Bahamas Utilities Service and Allied Workers Union (BUSAWU).

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‘Emergency vehicles left without fuel’

LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday accused the government of “rank victimisation and cronyism” as emergency service vehicles in her constituency remain without a nearby source of fuel, placing the lives of residents in a “precarious” position before the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika.

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Bahamasair rated second worst

A GLOBAL airline rating agency has given Bahamasair, the country’s national flag carrier, a two-star ranking due to inconsistent service and low quality staff support.

Airstrip repairs to take a year

REPAIRS of the airstrip at Staniel Cay, Exuma, will take a year to complete, an official at the Ministry of Works said yesterday.

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Nottage vow in face of 25% rise in murders

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage broke his silence on crime last night, contending that the government is “up to the challenge” as the nation continues to grapple with startling crime statistics.